Whatever Became of the Squishies?
She’s wild, outspoken, trouble follows Carla Mainston wherever she goes. But what do you expect from a purple outcast living in a green colony? She's the last girl on the planet who should be inheriting special powers.
As if that wasn’t bad enough, there's a deadly disease spreading faster than a dirty joke in the playgrou ...more
It is a very clever concept with characters that you grow to love through the book. There is humour, adventure and justice at the end.
It is clearly written for a younger audience as the heroine goes to school but it is suitable for anyone who enjoys a really good sci-fi/fantasy story.
Look beyond the al ...more
I don’t mean to be harsh I really don’t, I understand that it takes a lot of effort and creativity to wright a book, and I thank this author for coming up with what is an interesting idea for a novel. However I did not like this book at all. I couldn’t find anything to connect to or anything I found interesting.
Characters, there were too many of them and non ...more
Carla is purple in a society filled with green skinned people. She always thought it was just a fluke, a genetic anomaly. Turns out she is not from Derobmi, but from Rhecknaw, where people are purple skinned. That is not the only difference, but will what Carla learns help her save her brother or not?
As in most science fiction, this is set in a different world. ...more
This original story about Carla Mainston, a purple girl living in a colony where everyone is green, really grabbed me. She goes to school where they teach you how to clean. I could relate to her not fitting in. She's a bit of a rebel and I love that about her.
My favorite part is about the threat that she might end up having the life sucked out of her by her new boyfriend. I can't wait to read the second book.
After completing her honors degree in English Literature, Claire Chilton was interviewed to work for MI5. Fortunately, for the sake of the United Kingdom, she did not get the job. Now a web designer and graphic designer with a passion for great stories, she writes about the adventures she'd like to have.
A prolific writer with wide-ranging interests, Claire specializes in romantic and speculative f...more